Remember back in January when I wrote to "Dear Daddy in 16c"? So much has happened since then. Dear Daddy turned out to be a man named Eric and we've since become friends. In fact, this week we are flying to New Jersey to meet Eric and spend some time with his family while we support Easter Seals New Jersey in their Walk With Me fundraiser.
Easter Seals has been kind enough to invite us to The MetLife Stadium (where the Super Bowl was played this year) to participate in this fundraiser. Grace and Kate and our Team Captain Eric have done an excellent job of fundraising. Alex and I have not fared so well, but we still have time! Click here to see how well we've done.
Obviously, I realize the difficulty of taking Kate on a plane was the impetus for the letter to Eric and now we are going to give it another go, but one of the many messages we hope to spread as long as we have this forum is to live without fear of judgment. I have discussed this plane ride with Kate, at length. She wakes up each morning asking to go to the 'airpwane'. She is thrilled and we will make it work.
We'll take some time in New York City to expose our girls to museums and architecture. We have a special trip to FAO Schwarz and a tea at the American Girl store planned, as well. I might even knock on Frank Gehry's door (if I can get past the doorman which shouldn't be too difficult with a little ninja to help).
I do wonder, though, who will take that seat beside our Kate this flight. They have a tough act to follow, that's for sure.
Grace and Kate's mom. (Shanell)